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In a world where change is constant, keeping pace with new trends and the latest skills and knowledge will give your business and employees a competitive edge.

Northumbria University offers a wide range of accredited and non-accredited short courses, specialist training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes. These are delivered locally, nationally and internationally, for individuals or employers with single or multiple learners. For employers with group requirements we can provide on-site customised CPD programmes, tailored to meet your specific needs.

Our CPD courses are based on the ground-breaking research of our academic experts. By increasing skills and knowledge and introducing new ways of thinking and working we create impact in performance for you and your staff. 

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Ear Care - MC0014

This masterclass is aimed at nurses new to undertaking ear care consultations and reviews. It will cover the assessment of the patients ear symptoms and the management options for those with excessive cerumen.

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Interpreting Blood Results - MC0015

This session is aimed at nurses new to undertaking blood result reviews. It will cover what tests are appropriate in primary care according to the evidence, safety issues for the patient and staff member, common blood test requests and optimal results, how to manage those outside of optimal ranges.

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B12 Administration - MC0019

This course will enable you to deliver safe and evidenced based health care regarding B12 administration within primary care. Students will be provided with a a competency assessment to complete in their own practice area.

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Diabetes Mellitus Masterclass - MC0026

The masterclass in diabetes mellitus will build upon you existing professional and healthcare knowledge to improve the quality of care you are able to deliver to people living with, or at risk of diabetes.

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End of Life Care for All - Level 6 - AC6725

Designed for practitioners who care for patients at the end of life, this module will enable you to develop specialist knowledge of end of life care in both the cancer patient and patients suffering diseases other than cancer.

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Preparation for the Role of Professional Midwifery/ Nursing Advocate - AC7092

This module supports learning located primarily in the work-place to enable registered midwives and practising nurses to become Professional Advocates (Professional Midwifery/ Nursing Advocates PMA or PNA ) (NHS England, 2017 and 2020 ) and provide the Advocating and Education for Quality Improvement model of clinical supervision in UK health care services.

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Managing Pain and Symptoms in Advanced Disease - Level 7 - AC7076

This module is focussed on patients who have palliative care needs, and will enable you to critically examine your practice when caring for this vulnerable group of patients. The philosophy underpinning this module is that accurate assessment is the key to managing pain and symptoms in advanced disease and that effective relief is the essence of quality of life. This module will enable you to develop…

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Respiratory Disorders - Level 6 - AC6717

Designed for practitioners who work with patients suffering from respiratory disease, this module will give you the opportunity to explore a wide range of respiratory disorders and examine contemporary evidence of the management of these disorders.

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Neonatal Intensive Care - Level 6 - MW0629

This NHS Continuing Workforce Development module is designed for staff new to neonatal intensive care, and will enable you to build on your previous clinical experience of high/low dependency care in order to enhance your professional practice.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Level 6

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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Return to Practice - Nursing - Level 6 - AC6735

This module is specific to Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals wishing to return the professional and re-register with the NMC or HCPC. On successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for re-entry to the register.

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Non-Medical Prescribing (V300) - Level 7

The Non Medical Prescribing module consists of 38 days of prescribing preparation. The module can be studied at level 6 (degree) or at level 7 (masters). Your choice may be dependant on a number of factors e.g. whether it is integrated into a post graduate programme (level 7 study) or whether you are undertaking as a stand alone module and already have an academic profile.

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